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Showing posts from September, 2022

Flooding in Singapore closes sections of Ulu Pandan Park Connector

September 18, 2022: Sections of the Ulu Pandan Park Connector in Ghim Moh, Singapore have been closed after water levels in the Ulu Pandan Canal almost reached the level of the park connector. According to the National Water Agency PUB, the water level in the canal was at 90 per cent capacity around 09:00 am today.

Pakistan floods 2022: 'World's deadliest flood' kills 1,486 people

September 18, 2022: The world's deadliest flood since the 2017 South Asian floods have claimed lives of 1,486 people in Pakistan since June 14, 2022. Heavy rainfall and floods have affected 33 million people in Pakistan since mid-June and destroyed around 568,817 houses and damaged 1,174,528 others. Floods affected areas include Balochistan, Gilgit-Baltistan, southern parts of Punjab, Sindh, Azad Kashmir and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. According to the Pakistan government, the floods caused loss of US$30 billion. Pakistan declared a state of emergency because of the flooding disaster on August 25, 2022.

NEPAL: Landslides in Achham district kill 22

September 17, 2022: Various landslides in the Achham district of western Nepal have claimed lives of 22 people and left three others missing. Landslide disaster caused losses in Turmakhand and Dhakari rural municipalities and Kamalbazar municipality. Landslides have caused power outage and closed roads in several areas of Achham.